Gary Steel reviews a warm inviting album by a group whose music mixes Afrobeat, jazz-fusion and Ethiopian jazz influences
Gary Steel chats with Pearl McGlashan – daughter of Don – about her sensational teen group, Bandicoot
Gary Steel interviews the keyboardist in the best band ever (ever), Faust.
Gary Steel digs out possibly the first two articles ever written about NZ’s seminal group, The Gordons.
Lippy Shayne Carter tells it like it is in a verbal exchange with Gary Steel on the occasion of the release of the 2009 Dimmer album, Degrees Of Existence.
Gary Steel raves about Pantha Du Prince, whose Black Noise combines sleek minimal techno with Joy Division-like textures, and sounds great on expensive stereos.
The surprising, depressing, yet strangely hilarious story of Hawkwind’s tour of New Zealand. Compiled, and interviews conducted, by Gary Steel.
Kirsten Morrell talks about her new album, Ultra Violet, and whales.
Gary Steel reviews the rather lovely July Flame album by Laura Veirs, whose dreamy folk and country-tinged tunes are as charming and comfy as a cat on the lap in Winter
Jamie Lidell makes electronic music. And sings. His new album on the famous Warp label is reviewed by Gary Steel.
Ashley Kramer reviews Love Is Strange – Jackson Browne David Lindley En Vino Con Tino. Acoustic Browne with a Spanish flavour makes for a tasty dish.
Gary Steel talks to Jeff Wayne about the re-release of his magnum opus, Jeff Wayne’s The War Of The Worlds.